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DSR emergency admissions 75+ RoI 2013

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© HIPE

Subject Keywords: Admission; Emergency; Older
Catalogue: Data
Indicator
Type: Data
Region: Administrative County
Carlow County
Cavan County
Clare County
Cork City
Cork County
Donegal County
Dublin City
Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown
Fingal
Galway City
Galway County
Kerry County
Kildare County
Kilkenny County
Laois County
Leitrim County
Limerick City
Limerick County
Local Health Office
Longford County
Louth County
Mayo County
Meath County
Monaghan County
North Tipperary
Offaly County
Roscommon County
Sligo County
South Dublin
South Tipperary
Waterford City
Waterford County
Westmeath County
Wexford County
Wicklow County
Republic of Ireland
Description:

Directly age and gender standardised rate of all emergency (i.e. non-elective) admissions to hospital to persons aged 75 years and over per 100,000 European standard population.

Numerator: Hospital Inpatient Enquiry, 2013

Denominator: Census of population 2011

Includes primary and secondary diagnoses.

The crude rate was directly age and gender standardised to the European standard population.

Data cells containing 5 or fewer cases in a particular combination of age, sex, and area were not disclosed hence a random value between 1 and 5 was assigned in order to calculate standardised rates.

Excludes admissions to private hospitals.

Date data covers:
01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013

Indicator numerator:
Number of emergency admissions to hospital for persons aged 75 years and over

Indicator denominator:
Census of population

Cautionary notes:
Includes primary and secondary diagnoses. The crude rate was directly age and gender standardised to the European standard population. Data cells containing 5 or fewer cases in a particular combination of age, sex, and area were not disclosed hence a random value between 1 and 5 was assigned in order to calculate standardised rates. Excludes admissions to private hospitals.

DSR emergency admissions 75+ RoI 2013

Date:

08/10/2014

Rights: HIPE
Suggested citation:

© HIPE. (2014) DSR emergency admissions 75+ RoI 2013 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/808127 [Accessed: 21st November 2019].

  

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